Trans Atlantic with Stephen Natla

Trans Atlantic with Stephen Natla

Latest Episodes

#11 - American Caesar: Bill Barr Bonus
June 18, 2021

The American President is all powerful. But how did he get to be all powerful. Are there any remaining checks and balances on a presidents power. Looking at Attorney General William Barr and the Unitary Executive theory of government Stephen looks at...

#10 - Law & Order
January 31, 2021

"I am your president of law and order," so said Donald Trump during the 2020 election. Lookng at Nixons 1968 campaign and the history of law and order in the US, Stephen finds some interesting parallels and ends up at some uncomfortable truths.

#9 - Corona Catalyst: Bailout Redux & Financial Apocalypse
August 03, 2020

The greatest financial bailout in history is underway. 2008 on steroids. Catalysed by the Coronavirus. Stephen goes into a deep dive about how the US got here, how history seems to repeat itself and what could come next.

#8 - (2020 Election) State of the Party: The Establishment Strikes Back
June 01, 2020

The Democratic Party Establishment makes its move in the 2020 race to find a presidential nominee. Stephen is in an introspective place as he considers how the race has progressed.

#7 - Impeached: Trump v Nixon
April 19, 2020

Congress recently impeached the 45th President of the United States. Stephen compares this to the abortive impeachment of the 37th President of the United States. As ever, prepare yourself for a trip down the rabbit hole podcast.

#6 - (2020 Election) State of the Party: Pre-Iowa Plutocratic Panic
February 04, 2020

Recorded hours before the Iowa 2020 caucuses, Stephen looks back at the rising tide of panic amongst the Democratic Party establishment. As usual he ends up getting into some uncomfortable home truths about both the party and the plutocrats adjacent...

#5 - Election Post Mortem : Johnson ascendant / Labour Götterdämmerung
January 21, 2020

In a wide-ranging episode Stephen breaks down the results of the 2019 UK General Election in his own inimitable style. 

#4 - (2020 Election) State of the Party: Hot & Bothered
August 30, 2019

Stephen puts on his pundit hat to analyse the first set of democratic debates. As ever, he finds some things to love in them and lots of things to hate.

#3 - This Means War!
August 01, 2019

Is the US limbering up for war with Iran? Forces in the current administration seem bent on inching their way towards some kind of showdown in the Middle East. How did we get here and why does history seem doomed to repeat itself on issues like this.

#2 - HMS Brexit: Iceberg right ahead!
May 12, 2019

This one was close to home and had to happen at some point. Brexit is the starting point for this podcast and has Stephen looking at some of the issues thrown up by the British vote to leave the EU. The finished podcast ended up expanding into...